Flyers Landing Scheduled in Huntington
After a hard-fought, 0-0 draw in their last match against the Friars, the Flyers are hoping for a strong performance in their rematch against rival St. Anthony’s. The game will take place in Huntington at 7:00 p.m. next Tuesday night (October 24). Both teams currently are tied for first place in their division and are heading into the playoffs soon. With increased pressure in the last regular-season game against the Friars, the Flyers hope they are ready for the challenge.
That’s the Spirit!
Next Tuesday (October 26), all members of the freshman class will meet in Darby Auditorium for the second installment of Freshman Spirituality. Under the leadership of Mr. Michael Foley ’99, the event will focus on Fr. Chaminade and the Marianist order he founded. Bro. Stephen Balletta, S.M. ’74 will speak at the event, as will novices Bro. Peter Sennert ’11 and Bro. Andrew Santoriello ’07. Mr. Tom Terrill ’10, who is in his first stage on the path to becoming a Marianist, will also assist in the presentation.
We Need To Talk…
Students are reminded that Parent-Student-Teacher Interview Night is slated for Thursday (October 26) from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. Hopefully, the meetings will serve as motivation for students to perform better and work harder, as we can all focus on the goal of finishing the second half of the trimester (or semester, for seniors) strong!
What a Relief!
This past week, from Monday (October 16) to Friday (October 20), students have been donating money each morning in homeroom to help victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The money raised will be sent to a fellow Marianist school named Colegio San Jose in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The school serves 450 children from grades 7-12 and has suffered nearly $1,000,000 in damage. A heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who donated and aided in raising nearly $20,000 for the Marianist students in San Juan.
End of the Drive
The Yearbook Ad Drive concluded this past Tuesday (October 17), and the Crimson and Gold staff is excited to work with the funds they have raised as they construct this year’s edition. The extra money allows the crew to create a special and memorable book all members of the Chaminade Family can appreciate. Members of the Crimson and Gold staff are grateful for all the support and donations, and ready to create something special in 2018.
Last night (October 19), starting at 5:45 p.m. in the AAC, over 200 seniors devoured 220 lbs. of steak! The event was a Senior Evening of Recollection known as Hunger, named for its dual purpose of feeding both a physical and spiritual hunger in the members of the senior class. After everyone’s physical hunger was satisfied, Bro. Patrick Cahill ’11 spoke to the assembled seniors. He discussed the inner hunger each person possesses, one which is only satisfied by becoming a man for others. A short video by Grassroots Films titled “Child 31” was then shown. The film focused on a group known as “Mary’s Meal,” which satisfies a child’s hunger through both education and the provision of two meals. Mr. Matthew Chicavich ‘98 wrapped up the evening by recounting events from his own life and how he has satisfied his own spiritual hunger.